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Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge

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Punta Cuchillo, Paquera 60111, Costa Rica
Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orem, Utah
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 2 people owning this place are from Norway and are super friendly and nice. They offer several tours and I imagine every single one is as good as the ones we did. We had dinner with them one evening and it was tasty, but not worth $15 per person. Food is so expensive in Costa Rica! The lodge is... More 

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write about your experiences with us at Bahia Rica. And thanks for pointing out both good and bad, about the place and our tours. The lodge has a lot of open air spaces so you'll definetly notice the bugs. Just wanted to point out to future guests that the bedrooms all have mosquito nets... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and girlfriend had a very nice easy going and relaxing time here. The owners were very pleasant and offered us some great tips and advice which we took. The accommodation was very nice and rustic which is just what we like. The bedroom definitely needs a mosquito net but apart from that it was lovely. I would say that... More 

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write about your experience with us here at Bahia Rica. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay and the bioluminescence kayak tour. It is a special treat, allthough as you say; its not like they show it in the movie The Life of Pi, where the whole water glooms. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Can not recommend this tour enough!! $35 each if just a couple of you or $25 for a bigger group - worth every penny!! Having never been in a kayak before and being terrified of the sea at night this has been the highlight of my trip! The waters are so calm, as if being in a lake, and Thomas... More 

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

We love the bioluminescence, and feel very fortunate that we have this phenomena right here year round. We are glad you anjoyed it just as much as we do. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review here More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My wife and I have vacationed along the Nicoya peninsula for the last couple of years and love it here. We found Bahia Rica surfing the internet for sea kayaking and deep sea fishing on the Nicoya peninsula. We wanted an adventurous ocean vacation and Vigdis and Thomas delivered! We started out our week long stay sea kayaking. We took... More 

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experiences here at Bahia Rica. We had a great time both kayaking in fishing with you. Hope to have you back here!!! More 

Calgary, Canada
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The location is spectacular, right on the bay, near the ferry and in the jungle. Breakfast was very good and we had 4 options to choose from, for style. We were fortunate enough to see a family of howler monkeys eating in the trees early in the morning. I wish we had stayed more than one night.

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

Thak you for taking the time to write a review! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Amazing treehouse setting with your own private beach and families of monkeys to keep you company. I was a little hesitant staying in a tree house in the middle of nowhere, but this was pure luxury! I thought maybe it'd be really rustic and worn down - it was the exact opposite. Great building design, clean and I wish we... More 

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

IT was great to host you! We are so delighted every time our guests enjoy the place just as much as we do. We hope to see you back here one day! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We stayed at Bahia Rica our first 2 nights in Costa Rica. While we were there we did the bioluminescence tour as well as the snorkelling/monkey tour. The bioluminescence was the most amazing thing I've ever seen! The snorkelling and monkeys were another adventure I will never forget. The fishing lodge is heaven. When we first arrived we were greeted... More 

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Our place is a very personal little getaway, and we agree the bioluminescence is something truly amazing. You guys were a blast and we loved having you here! More 

Sherbrooke, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Bahia Rica fishing lodge is a beautiful place with friendly owners. Upon our arrival , we saw the nature, monkeys in the trees and hammocks all over the field . We loved the night bioluminescent kayak with our guide. Vigdis made ​​very good meal. Thank you again for this magical place .

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ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing us and also to taking the time to write a review!!! We hope to have you back again! More 

Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Vigdis and I were emailing over the week prior to our visit, which initially was supposed to be only for the nighttime bioluminescent kayak tour and not a stay in the lodge. But we had car problems that required us to extend our trip. Vigdis was so nice and accommodating in helping us rearrange and not feel stressed that our... More 

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ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for review! We are glad it worked out so that you could come and stay here with us. More 

Montreal, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We stayed in the Bahia Rica Jungle lodge for our very last night in Costa Rica, what a great stay it was! We had the lodge to ourselves and it was so peaceful. In the middle of the jungle, no neighbours only wildlife. We slept extremely well, even taking an unexpected nap on their hammocks after only being there for... More 

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ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us here in the jungle. Thank you so much for your review. More 

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